Monday, December 9, 2019

The SantaCon sees eight arrests in Hoboken

SantaCon, the annual event inviting a drinking day promoted by 11 local bar and restaurants on Saturday saw eight arrests, mostly of people from out of town.

Hoboken Police Chief Ken Ferrante published via Twitter details on the arrests and recorded the eighth:

In addition to detailing various arrests, the police chief noted the eight arrests are a drop from 14. He described SantaCon as "an event that the City does not sanction or authorize but is organized by online promoters and 11 bars."

The breakdown of offenses follows:
Further, a charity call for gifts was declared a sham:

The series of tweets by the police chief on SantaCon are available here.

NJ.com released its SantaCon story.